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by mrs.b on September 10, 2005 11:15 AM
I purchased a cryptanthus plant today and its so pretty color of brown/pink. And the shape does look like a five point star.

Help! I have no idea how to grow it. Any suggestions out there.
Thank you.
mrs. b. [gabby]
by cinta on September 15, 2005 10:58 AM
It likes indirect light and humid conditions. I have mine outside under a tree in the shade and it is simply beautiful.

In the winter I keep them in the window above the kitchen sink where it gets the steam from the sink. I would a bathroom would be good also.

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by cinta on September 15, 2005 10:59 AM
I forgot if it gets too much sun the colors will bleach out so you will know when it is getting too much light.

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